Fall detection and prevention among elderly persons using wearable technologies.
preprintposted on 14.02.2020, 06:40 authored by Reinhardt RadingReinhardt Rading
Falling down is prevalent among elderly persons resulting to to injuries, disability and even death. United Nations predicts a double increase in population of persons aged 65 and above by 2050 hence a need to research on methods for detecting and preventing falls from occurring.
This paper presents a theoretical proposal on detecting and preventing a fall using RFID and wearable technologies.